If you are a fan of the old "Hawaii Five-0" series, you needn't be threatened by the new "Hawaii Five-0" (CBS, 10 tonight). The names are the same, and "Book 'em, Danno" is uttered (albeit in a snarky, modern way), but it's a completely different show.
Keep your memories and watch this version with an open mind. It's got plenty of action, good performances and beautiful scenery. What's not to like?
Alex O'Loughlin plays Steve McGarrett, a Navy SEAL who after the murder of his father is asked by the governor (Jean Smart) to head up a special task force. (Which kind of means he's not really even Hawaii Five-0). This McGarrett is a bit arrogant, and plays by his own rules. He likes to get tough too; if he was James Bond, he'd be Daniel Craig. Sadly he does not have Jack Lord's fabulous head of hair.